15 October 2016 - 12:04
10th BIFF announces winners

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – The 10th Annual Buffalo International Film Festival (BIFF) held on Oct. 7-10 in Buffalo, NY, has announced this year's award winning films.

BIFF was held on Columbus Day weekend (Oct. 7-10) – held exclusively in Buffalo, NY and utilizing The North Park Theater, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, and Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center as its mainstay host sites. More than 100 films, panels and special events were showcased from 20 countries – 2 World Premieres, 5 US Premieres, and 30 Western New York Premieres.

The winners of this year’s festival were announced as following:

Gold Bisons:

Gold Bison, WNY Student Film

Beyond the Sea

Gold Bison, WNY Short

The New Canada

Gold Bison, Short Film

Meeting between two Parked Cars

Gold Bison, Feature Documentary

Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present

Gold Bison, Feature Narrative

Lovesong

Gold Bison, Supersnipe Award

Circuit Sizzle

Gold Bison, WNY Feature

Trew Calling

Special Jury Prizes

Special Jury Prize, WNY Student Film

That’s my Baby

Special Jury Prize, WNY Short

They Kill Things

Special Jury Prize, Short Film

The End of Blessings

Special Jury Prize, Feature Documentary (tie)

Tower

Off the Rails

Special Jury Prize, Feature Narrative

Out of Innocence

Special Jury Prize, WNY Feature

2307: Winter’s Dream

Buffalo International Film Festival (est. 2006) champions regional, national, and international films that push the limits of independent cinema – presenting quality films from around the world to WNY residents and visitors. BIFF is committed to amplifying diverse voices and exhibiting cutting-edge programming in narrative, documentary and experimental film.

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